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Formed in 1995. Domestic, regional & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
13 Main St, Opposite Wazer Akber Khan Mosque
P O Box 744
Afghanistan (State of Afghanistan) was established in 1919, it covers an area of 652,090 sq km, its population is 21 million, its capital city is Kabul, and its official languages are Pashtu, Tajik, and Uzbek.
The airline is named after the Pamirs, a mountainous region of Central Asia, located mainly in Tajikistan and extending into NE Afghanistan and the SW Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. The name translates to "roof of the world."
January 2004: An-24B (87303704, EK-46419), Phoenix Avia leased.
January 2005: DC-10-15 (48258), delivery.
September 2008: 2nd 737-232 (23084, N312DL), ex-Delta Air Lines (DAL), Global Aircraft Solutions leased.
April 2009: (IATA) Code: NR. (ICAO) Code: PIR (Callsign - PAMIR).
Main Base: Kabul International Airport (KBL).
Domestic destinations: Fayzabad, Badakhshan; Herat; Kabul; Maimana; & Zaranj.
International destination: Dubai.
July 2009: 737-4YO (26088, YA-PIC - - SEE PHOTO - - "PIR-737-4YO-2009-07"), ex-Turkish Airlines (THY), ex-(TC-JEZ)).
May 2010: ACCDT: A Pamir Airways (PIR) An-24B turboprop (AI-24) (87303704, /68 EK-46419) crashed in a mountain pass in Afghanistan at approximately 9:30 am local time, killing all 43 passengers and flight crew (FC) on the airplane, according to the Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network (ASN). Flight PM112 was en route from Kunduz to Kabul, when it went down near the Salang Pass north of Kabul. Heavy fog was reported in the area of the accident, (ASN) stated.
March 2011: Pamir Air (PIR) suspended operations.
NOTE: Pamir Airways (PIR) is listed on the latest (EU) blacklist released 03.04.2012 of airlines whose operations are subject to a ban within the (EU)*. *Airlines listed in Annex A could be permitted to exercise traffic rights by using wet-leased airplanes of an air carrier which is not subject to an operating ban, provided that the relevant safety standards are complied with.